Anal Cancer Research
Anal Cancer Incidence and Deaths Are Rising in the United StatesPosted:
The number of cases and deaths from anal cancer have been on the rise in the United States since 2001, according to a new study. The increases have been especially rapid in two segments of the population.
Treating High-grade Lesions to Prevent Anal Cancer in HIV-infected PeoplePosted:
This study, called the ANCHOR trial, will investigate whether screening and prevention methods similar to those used to prevent cervical cancer can help prevent anal cancer in HIV-infected men and women.
Electrocautery Superior to Topical Treatments for Precancerous Anal LesionsPosted:
Results from a randomized clinical trial conducted in Amsterdam suggest that electrocautery is better than topical imiquimod or fluorouracil at treating potentially precancerous anal lesions in HIV-positive men who have sex with men.